Job Details

Civil Rights Attorney / Public Interest Law Attorney in Seattle, WA

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Company name

American Civil Liberties Union of Washington

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Civil Rights
Public Interest Law

Location

Seattle, WA

Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2017

Posted on

Jul 29,2017

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Public Interest Fellowships The fellow will work closely with attorneys in the Legal Department and/or the Policy Advocacy Group to gain practical experience through defending and expanding civil liberties and constitutional rights. Will provide recent graduates with a unique opportunity to participate in cutting edge legal work, gaining practical hands-on experience in a supportive and mentoring environment.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Graduating third-year law students and recent law graduates to work with us under a public interest legal fellowship. Interest in civil liberties and civil rights work; Strong time management and the ability to juggle multiple assignments in a fast-paced office; ability to write in a clear and concise manner with an emphasis on legal writing; Well-developed legal research skills; and ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with a wide range of stakeholders, including clients, community members, allied organizations, defendants, and court personnel. A commitment to diversity; a personal approach that values the individual and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, ability and socio-economic circumstance.
DEADLINE: August 15, 2017

Additional info

Send a letter of application, resume, and legal writing sample (not to exceed 5 pages).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Civil Liberties Union of Washington
705 Second Avenue
Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104